British Millennials Spend Crazy Amounts on Takeout

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We all know that the so-called Millennial generation—those born from roughly 1980 onwards juggling Drake crushes and fragmented career paths; helicopter parents and student debt—have some pretty weird tastes when it comes to food. Sure, we’ll happily wait for an hour in line to eat at that new Vietnamese barbecue place but we’re not above face-planting cornershop nachos and plastic cheese, either.

But this schizophrenic attitude towards eating is taking its toll on Millennial bank accounts, something your mum has probably already told you but is now been painfully verified by new research from the BBC’s Good Food magazine.

According to a recent poll carried out by the magazine, Britain’s 16 to 24-year-olds spend more on food than any other age group, thanks to splurges on takeaways and eating out.

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